Doris Elizabeth Bolch

1919–1985 (Age 66)
Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Doris Elizabeth

When Doris Elizabeth Bolch was born on 3 February 1919, in Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, United States, her father, Joseph Hilliard Bolch, was 44 and her mother, Emma Belle Sigmon, was 38. She married Carlos Dewey Pope about 1940, in Catawba, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Alexander, North Carolina, United States in 1985. She died on 17 December 1985, at the age of 66, and was buried in Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carlos Dewey Pope
Doris Elizabeth Bolch
Marriage: about 1940

Spouse and Children

about 1940
Catawba, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Flora Irene Bolch



    Harold Irvin Bolch



    Joseph Verlin Bolch


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 1

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: nickname from Bolch, a term denoting a large salted or dried fish, especially cod.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Doris E Bolick in household of Joseph H Bolick, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorris Bolick in household of Joseph H Bolich, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Doris Bolch Pope, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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